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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:025: webmin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the webmin package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:025 (webmin).


A vulnerability was discovered in webmin by Cintia M. Imanishi, in the
miniserv.pl program, which is the core server of webmin. This vulnerability
permits a possible hacker to spoof a session ID by including special metacharacters in
the BASE64 encoding string used during the authentication process. This could
permit a possible hacker to gain full administrative access to webmin.
MandrakeSoft encourages all users to upgrade immediately.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:025
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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